Journey Leaves Tag

Project #2005

Tags. They're it! Especially when they're designed by Tim Holtz. To create a flurry of altered activities for the fall and beyond, check out his entire collection of Sizzix shape-cutting and embossing products.

Other Supplies: Accoutrements, Adirondack Alcohol Inks, Adirondack Paint Dabbers, Adornments, Blending Foam, Charm Clips, Corners, Craft Pick, Craft Sheet, Distress Crackle Paint, Distress Embossing Ink, Distress Embossing Powder, Distress Inks, Distress Stickles, Foliage, Game Spinners, Glossy Accents, Glue Dots, Grungeboard, Heat Tool, Ink Blending Tool, Jump Rings, Long Fasteners, Mini Misters, Ornate Plates, Paper Distresser, Perfect Pearls Mists, Perfect Pearls, Replacement Felt, Ribbon, Sanding Grip, Scissors, Surfaces #8 Tags, Texture Hammer, Tim Holtz Collection Stamps, Timepieces, Tissue Tape, Trinket Pins, Type Charms, Washers, Wire, Wonder Tape

  1. Paint Grungeboard Leaves with Silver Metallic Paint Dabber. Let dry.
  2. Apply a piece of felt to Ink Applicator Tool.
  3. Apply various colors of Adirondack Alcohol Inks to felt by inserting the nib of the bottle into the felt and squeezing the bottle for about 2 seconds - do not repeat the same color anywhere on the felt.
  4. Stamp the inked tool on to the painted grunge by tapping the tool covering the entire surface with ink. Let dry for approx 5 seconds.
  5. Repeat with additional layers of color until desired look is achieved. *IMPORTANT: allow each layer of ink to dry in between.
  6. Collage the tag with various designs of Tissue Tape.
  7. Tear excess tape from edge of tag and press to secure tape.
  8. Ink entire tag with various colors of Distress using Ink Blending Tool. (note: Tissue Tape will tint slightly from the inks)
  9. Place Corner on bottom corner of tag and fold over tabs.
  10. Place tag face down on Hammer Mat and tap tabs with BUMP tip of Texture Hammer to dent and secure to tag.
  11. Flip tag back over and lightly scuff top of Corner with Sanding Grip to reveal the metal finish.
  12. Stamp verse on to oval cardstock with Archival Ink.
  13. Ink oval with Distress ink using Ink Blending Tool.
  14. Adhere oval inside of Ornate Plate with Glossy Accents.
  15. Attach Ornate Plate to opposite corner of tag with Long Fasteners.
  16. Adhere Grunge Leaves to tag with Glue Dots.
  17. Tie ribbon through tag hole.
  18. Attach Accoutrement button to Trinket Pin and ribbon.

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